New & Noteworthy – Melbourne and the Beaches
Come and see what’s new in Melbourne and the beaches
Florida’s Space Coast is a hub for innovation and creativity, which is why people from all over the world come to visit. And in a world of constant change, trying to keep up with what’s new and upcoming can pose a challenge, especially when planning for vacation. And that is where we can help.
VisitSpaceCoast.com provides a one-stop, online vacation planning experience where finding new and exciting things to do all along our coast, a place to rest your head and fill your bellies, and plenty of other fun and entertaining events is easy with just a few clicks.
Helping you make a decision on where to visit next, we are highlighting some new and noteworthy events and attractions in Melbourne and the surrounding beaches. Known for great food, scenery and the arts, this area will pleasantly surprise you with its eclectic and casual feel. You will see why this area attracts a wide gamut of visitors.
9150 Ellis Road | Melbourne | (321) 241-1122
Calling all adventure enthusiasts! For a unique experience, Tank America brings you a “call of duty” military style theme park where you can get tanked and crush everything in your path while sitting in a FV433 Abbot military tank. When you’re done outside, take your adventure to the 20,000 square foot building for a high-intensity tactical laser tag experience where realistic combat conditions await to give you a thrill of a lifetime.
5270 N. US Hwy 1 | Palm Shores | (321) 426-7480
The Backyard is an indoor game facility that features Bocce Ball, Darts, Shuffleboard, Cornhole, and Billiards. With a menu perfect for game day and a selection of beer and wine, everyone will have a great time come rain or shine. Plan for a full day out, as The Backyard is set inside the Adventure HQ and 321 Escape Room facility.
700 E. New Haven Ave. | Melbourne | (321) 430-3293
For all the foodies and wine connoisseurs, on November 17, 2018, the 3rd annual Downtown Melbourne Food & Wine Fest will create an evening to remember. Enjoy samples from some of the top restaurants on the Space Coast and take a leisurely stroll as you experience Melbourne’s cultural diversity and culinary excellence. Live music and cooking competitions are sure to entertain, but don’t miss out on the wine and spirits demonstrations where you can learn from the experts while sipping on some of their finest.
923 E. New Haven Ave. | Melbourne | (321) 312-6067
For a casually hip gathering place that cultivates a social dining experience by encouraging its patrons to sample a variety of dishes and share it with friends, then Crush XI is your spot. With its rustic-urban food, unique specialty wines, and quality handcrafted cocktails, you’ll be crushing on this new restaurant in Downtown Melbourne as soon as the friendly staff says hello.
829 E. New Haven Ave. | Melbourne | (321) 802-3205
An upscale country bar that serves up more than just a good drink, Hurricane Creek will have you doing the “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” in no time after taking line dance lessons. Not one for dancing? Pull up a chair, have a beer and enjoy sports playing on the big screen. Either way, you’ll have a great time and good food anytime of the day.
540 Montreal Ave. | Melbourne | (321) 428-5040
Talking walls will have you mesmerized as you walk down the Eau Gallie Arts District (EGAD). Wall Murals have become a popular way to bring life and culture to areas that could use a boost in its community and economy. EGAD does just that. When you visit, your imagination will go wild as you take in art work from artists all over the world. And with pop-up shops and restaurants, it’s easy to make a day of this outing.
There is so much more to discover in Melbourne and the Beaches, but that would mean you would be reading for a lifetime. Instead, head over to VisitSpaceCoast.com where you can find a more extensive listing of things to do, places to eat, where to get your beauty rest, and much more.
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